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Welcome to Department of Social Sciences

Department of Arts was established in the year 1993 offers two combinations with Economics, Political Science and Public Administration (E.P.P) as one combination & Modern Language (English Literature) with Political Science and Public Administration (P.P.ML) as another combination. New combination with Psychology, Mass Communication & Modern Literature ( Eng.Lit ) was introduced in 2013.

The Department strongly believes that a vibrant, goal oriented development requires a healthy interaction between society and state. Moulding the students into conscious, rational and responsible citizens is the vision of the department. The strength of the department lies in the commitment of the teachers and their close bond with the students. The perfect student –teacher ratio helps the teachers to closely monitor the students in combining academic excellence with civic consciousness. The department takes pride in achieving 5 Gold Medals in optionals and 2 Gold Medals as toppers in Overall B.A. from Osmania University. 100 % pass percentage since its inception in the OU Annual Examinations is a credit to the department.

Activities of the Department:

Bridge Course

As students from overseas and other states with humanities and non humanities background join the course the department conducts bridge course to familiarize the students with the subjects

Modern teaching methods practiced by the department:

The department uses modern experiential methods in both teaching and learning.

  • Practical application of the subject is given more importance.
  • Field trips are arranged as a part of experiential learning.
  • Technology based teaching is used in addition to the traditional mode of lectures. In order to provide additional knowledge to the students eminent personalities and subject experts are invited to deliver Guest lectures & Extension lectures.
  • Face to face with an achiever is organized to inspire and motivate students professionally. Oral & Powerpoint presentations, Seminars, Newspaper review, group discussion etc are organized to develop confidence and communication skills among the students.
  • Other than the regular optional courses the department also offers an ADD ON COURSE on Legal Literacy for a better understanding of the society.

Student Centric Activities

  • Debates, Discussions ,Quiz and Elocution competitions are organized by the department to enhance the potentiality of the students. Competitions were conducted for the students on Independence day, Vigilance Awareness week and Constitution Day.

Student Counseling & Performance Assessment

  • The Department monitors the attendance, academic performance and behavior of the students. One to one personal counseling is given to the students in identifying their strength and weakness. Career counseling is provided to guide the students in developing their career.
  • Regular tests are conducted to assess the student’s capability. Remedial classes are conducted for slow learners. Parent – teacher meet is arranged to understand the student in a better way.
  • Students are motivated to participate in Inter & Intra Collegiate competitions, Sports & other activities.

Community Development programmes:

  • For a social science student society itself is a lab. In this context the department organizes various awareness programmes on social, political and economic issues. A voter enrollment programme was organized by the Department of Political Science. Mr.Bhanwarlal, State Election Commissioner graced the occasion. A Consumer Awareness programme was organized by the Department of Economics for the neighborhood.
  • On the World Literacy Day various programmes are undertaken in the community.
  • On the occasion of World Music Day on 21st June 2016, the dept. organized competitions in singing highlighting the importance and benefits of Music for our body, mind and soul.
  • Organized an orientation programme on 4th July 2016 for I BA, BCom, BSc students on the concept of “Human Behavior” focusing on the virtues of Success which help the students to reach their goals.
  • The Department Celebrated Human Rights Day on 10th Dec 2016.
  • Department has shown documentary films on ‘The Making of the Constitution’, ‘International relations (World war I), World War II & ‘Indian National Movement’ on 27th July 2016
  • The department conducted a competition on article review for the students of B.A PPML on the topic ‘India Find New Gas’on 27th July 2016.
  • The department conducted debate on ‘Centralization and Decentralization of Filing System “for B.A III year PPML students, which is related to their core Paper-IV on 4th Aug 2016
  • The Department conducted various project work for the B.A PPML on general issues such as Demonetization, Communal harmony, National integrity, National Unity, E- Governance and General Budget t create awareness about the current affairs.

Extension Activity:

  • On the occasion of communal harmony day the Dept. organized various competitions and organized a guest lecture and collected a sum of Rs. 4080 and the same was sent to ministry of home affairs

Student Achievements:

Our students excel in academic or non academic activities conducted in Inter and Intra college competitions level. Ms. J.Aishwarya, B.A.III year(PPML) was awarded as the “Best Allrounder Award-2015” on 23rd December, 2015 for her excellent performance in Inter and Intra activities.

Thus the Department of Social Sciences strongly concentrates on the concept of enhancing social responsibility amongst the youth by promoting social equity, responsiveness, dedication and professionalism.

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Activities:

In order to ‘Save a Farmer’ notion Arts departments in collaboration with Commerce department has organized various Stalls – food, accessories, clothing, skill development Mehendi, Nail art, etc and collected 20000 Rs for the upliftment of a farmers. This fund was distributed to two families from Adilabad district.

Department organised a Thyroid Health awareness camp for students, staff and neighborhood by Dr. K. Sarojini Devi. She discussed the symptoms of thyroid diseases and precautionary measures to be taken. Blood samples were collected and reports were given

    Exhibition: As a part of Academic Science Exhibition, students have done various projects like:

  • Rising Dollar vs. Dying Rupee;
  • Micro- Savings;
  • Use of Technology in agricultural sector;
  • Impact of Wall- Mart on Retail trading;
  • Central – Bank functions & Role;
  • Model- Village., crops in India